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Rise and Phight: 5/17/2021

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This team needs this day off

Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

It wasn’t a fun series in Dunedin over the weekend. Even with the fight they showed in making the comeback on Sunday, the Phillies disappointed the fans and themselves by not taking advantage of the Mets getting swept by Tampa Bay. There was some frustration at the way the defense has performed creeping in both on the field and off of it, meaning the day off the team has today is sorely needed. It’s probably best for the team to take a day and take a breather before they head home against Miami and Boston.

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